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Architecture & Engineering


By Clair Enlow

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May 22, 2002

Can art be the basis for expanding architecture?

  • During a fellowship at Harvard, Clair Enlow saw the outlandish and marketable, in equal measure, as design students tested the limits of technology.
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    "Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings." This standard definition holds up well for most purposes.

    But the forces of exploding technology, global economics and cultural division threaten to pull it apart. Does this matter in the long run?

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